Tag Archives: Tibetan History

  • Vijay Kranti photos celebrate life of Dalai Lama

    This photo festival is an Indian photographer's artistic tribute to the success story of a peaceful and brave refugee community, its monk leader the Dalai Lama, and their magnanimous hosts -- the people and Government of India. ...

  • Tibetan Opera Festival Shoton 2016 under way in Mundgod

    The quiet Tibetan settlement of Mundgod, home to around 18,000 Tibetans in South India, is abuzz with festivity during the ongoing 21st Tibetan Opera Festival, Shoton 2016. ...

  • Relentless: The Dalai Lama’s heart of steel

    Who exactly is this man? What combination of chutzpah, charisma, and tempered steel have kept him firmly and lovably in the public eye for more than 50 years? ...

  • Tsewang Rigzin Legality the major impediment to growth of Tibetan entrepreneurs in India

    If Tibetan entrepreneurship improves, this can solve the major problems of unemployment and migration from settlements. And in the long run, we will be in a better position to safeguard our cultural heritage. ...

  • Vijay Kranti A slave mindset

    Finding virtues in a dead enemy may be a great virtue in Buddhism, but is national hari-kiri in the struggle of nation striving for freedom and justice. ...

  • Obituary: Kalsang Wangchuk la (1937 – 2014)

    Kalsang Wangchuk la, also known as Ku-ngo Wangchuk la, passed away peacefully on 23 January 2014 in Toronto, Canada, following a brief illness. ...

  • Anger as China ‘restores’ Dalai Lama’s ancestral home

    The Chinese town where the Dalai Lama was born is undergoing huge redevelopment, and behind a mountain the exiled spiritual leader's family home has received a makeover of its own. ...

  • Elections, Reincarnation, and the Dalai Lama in Kentucky

    For a serious supporter of democracy in Asia, the adulation of the Dalai Lama seems misplaced. ...

  • Dalai Lama guard recalls leader’s dramatic escape

    Sitting in his riverside house in north Delhi, Ratu Ngawang casts his mind back 50 years and recalls how he helped smuggle the Dalai Lama to safety. ...